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Surry by the Bay - Sawmills of Cunningham Ridge

Saunders, bought a sawmill from another man in Surry. With the help of his friend and cousin, Fred Torrey, they set up the sawmill on Cunningham…

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Historic Hallowell - The Vaughan Stream & Sawmills

The sawmill would cut the trees up into planks. After that, the planks were sent to the lumber company to be sold to anyone who needing to build…

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Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - Starbirds

Starbirds Employees of C. V. Starbird sawmill, Strong, ca. 1910 Item 57179 infoStrong Historical Society Employees of the C.V.

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Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - Online Items

Online Items Employees of C. V. Starbird sawmill, Strong, ca. 1910 Item 57179 infoStrong Historical Society Employees of the C.V.

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Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - Starbirds

Virgil Starbird, left, smiles beside this load of logs brought to the sawmill by his driver, Andy Pratt.

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Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - Online Items

Virgil Starbird, left, smiles beside this load of logs brought to the sawmill by his driver, Andy Pratt.

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Western Maine Foothills Region - Ridlonville

… general stores, milinery stores, fire department, sawmills, churches, schools, parks, doctors, golf course, social buildings, and garages.

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Western Maine Foothills Region - Peru

Some of the stores had barber shops or pool parlors in them. Today there is still a sawmill in town.

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Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - Online Items

… raised their family in Freeman and operated a sawmill there from 1870 to 1887, when they sold the business to their son, Clinton.

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Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - Online Items

… if the townspeople would erect a building for a sawmill. Lumber from this mill was used in most of the structures in the village.

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Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - Online Items

… infoStrong Historical Society Members of the sawmill, planer mill and box shop crews gather with the boss and his son for this photo.

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Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - Starbirds

Starbirds C.V. Starbird box shop, sawmill and store, Strong, ca. 1903 Item 58335 infoStrong Historical Society Amos D.

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Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - Online Items

Online Items C.V. Starbird box shop, sawmill and store, Strong, ca. 1903 Item 58335 infoStrong Historical Society Amos D.

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Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - Strong's History - Page 1 of 4

A boot and shoe factory, a brick mill, a sawmill and a clothespin factory opened, and other businesses that followed also flourished because people…

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Western Maine Foothills Region - Continental Paper Bag Company

Continental Paper Bag Company By: Dave Gawtry & Nghia Ha Images provided by Rumford Area Historical Society The Continental Paper Bag Company…

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Western Maine Foothills Region - Welcome to the Western Foothills

Welcome to the Western Foothills X Western Maine's beauty can be found in its mountains, rivers, scenery, and especially its people.

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Western Maine Foothills Region - Mexico Corner

Mexico Corner Text by Lorraine Robichaud Legere Images contributed by the Mexico Historical Society About one month after its incorporation in…

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Western Maine Foothills Region - Building Boom and Piers above the Falls

Building Boom and Piers above the Falls By William N. Weston & Nghia Ha Images contributed by Rumford Area Historical Society The pictures to the…

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Western Maine Foothills Region - A Man's Life in a Suitcase

A Man's Life in a Suitcase John Edward Barry, Mexico, 1939 Item Contributed byMexico Historical Society Text by Irene Hutchinson Images…

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Western Maine Foothills Region - Mexico - Page 1 of 3

Mexico A Brief History of Mexico, Maine Welcome to Mexico sign, ca. 2008Item Contributed byMexico Historical Society Text by Lorraine…

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Western Maine Foothills Region - Mexico - Page 3 of 3

Mexico Education was key in this new settlement. Instructions were given in private homes by citizens and parents with slightly more education than…

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Western Maine Foothills Region - Mexico - Page 2 of 3

Mexico Stephen Barnard was the first chosen selectman and settled one mile from Mexico Corner on Harlow Hill.

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Western Maine Foothills Region - Buckfield

Buckfield A Brief History of Buckfield By Jared Eastman, sophomore Breanna Bellefontaine's class, Buckfield Jr./Sr.

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Western Maine Foothills Region - Byron

Byron A Brief History of Byron, Maine By Judy Boucher C. Vivian Richards Logging, Byron, ca. 1900Item Contributed byByron Historical Society…